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on. it is a service dog who will carry the oxygen that the child needs to survive. richard jordan explains how the girl was matched with her constant companion. >> reporter: noel michaels can barely wrap her arm as around her new dog tight enough. the 4-year-old was born with a chronic lung disease, a primi who arrived before her lungs could fully develop and now she's constantly tied to an oxygen tank. but noel won't have to lug this te ten-pound tank alone. >> we're add agnew family member to our home. that's what today is all about. >> reporter: monte is following the paw prints of mr. gibbs. >> this georgia girl with a similar lung condition and her service dog were on the "today" show. that segment inspired noel's mother to find the same help for her daughter. the michaels did some research and with donations, they collected $10,000 to get their own service dog. monte came from north star, the foundation typically provides dogs to autistic kids. but they took the challenge to match noel and monte. >> that a girl. >> reporter: monte was trained just for noel. >> tell me what y
jordan is in baltimore where health officials just released the new details. >> reporter: jim, this is typically used to treat back pain, but now several people have died, one in maryland and one in virginia. doctors here say they've been able to pinpoint a two-month time frame where this injection was distributed and they think they know where it came from. >> we were notified by centers for disease control -- >> reporter: the state department of mental health and hi hygiene say patients are at risk of having meningitis. a facility in massachusetts where the injections were mixed and shipped out. there, doctors believe a fungus contaminated the product. nine facilities received shipments of the questionable steroid injections. >> this case, there were human cases, and it was tracked back to the product. >> reporter: the meningitis outbreak has reached six states with five deaths, but doctors fear the number of those with meningitis may get higher. >> we believe that there are probably hundreds of patients who may have received an injection, and those cases are currently under
. they'll be weighing in on an emotional charged issue for immigrants. today richard jordan spoke to some students in hyattsville who say they feel powerless because they cannot participate in decisions that could change their lives. >> reporter: the undocumented hispanic community is anxiously anticipating the november elections. but those with the most to lose do not get to vote. 17-year-old veronica just graduated from high school in june. the opportunity to go to college is out of reach, because the teen is undocumented and the cost of higher learning is too high. maryland's question 4 asks voters to approve a law allowing undocumented immigrants to pay instate or incounty tuition at maryland colleges. passage would open doors for thousands of imgrants. >> i had cancer back in 2009. >> reporter: the stakes are hi for ricardo. he dreams of becoming an oncologist, but says he will never made it to medical school without the referendum. >> i'm a cancer survivor. my life was saved in johns hopkins by a doctor who is an immigrant. i just want to keep saving lives the same way my life was s
. top second, no score. jordan zimmermann, runners on first and second. zimmermann looped to right field. ian desmond to the third. bottom two, zimmerman on the mound, the results not as good as at the plate. two on. the single to right. molina comes home. the cardinals go up 2-1. they lead 5-1 in the fourth inning. >>> dan hellie is in st. louis. he will have a full report tonight on news4 at 11:00. meantime, chris cooley is stand big in the studios there in d.c. he's going to have more on "the cooley report." and that is later in sports. >>> coming up, a deadly air strike in israel. the target, a place for children. >>> the senate seat in virginia is up for grabs, but a new round of ads could help sway voters hours before a new face-off. >>> gas pces spiked to more than five bucks a gallon. now it may turn into a federal investigation. >>> and a man confronted by a very angry stag. he takes matters int i approve this message. mitt romney: "i'm not in favor romney's being dishonest here an independent, non-partisan liberals will raise taxes on the chairman of that so-called romney's for
and rugged terrain. richard jordan talked to them about what helped them get through it. >> i don't think our wives will let us go for many years. >> reporter: neal peckens and jason hiser can laugh about it now. but for six days, these friends and avid hikers were lost in the back country of montana's glacier national park. snow op the ground covered their trail, and their topographic map blew away from them. the men were more than 2,000 miles from home, but their thoughts were with their families. >> my wife was having a baby shower on saturday. so i was worried about ruining that as well. >> reporter: hiser is expecting his first child. peckens' wife waiting with their son who just turned a year old. the families called authorities when the men didn't return on time. >> i think that the people at home had it worse than we had it. sadly. >> reporter: peckens and hiser finally rescued late monday. they used a blanket and put out an sos using burned logs. but help wasn't coming fast enough. >> we saw helicopters. we had a couple of fly over our heads, but they couldn't see you through the fog
to make a final appeal to voters. news4's richard jordan live on the virginia tech campus in blacksburg tonight for us. richard? >> reporter: jim, this is an important race, because not only will it determine who will represent virginia in the senate, but will determine which party gets the edge in congress. right now, tim kaine has a lead in the polls, just a slight one. so george allen still has a chance to make up the difference. supporters show signs of allegiance before the debate tonight. they'll appear together for the last time before the election. each will take their position at the podiums on the virginia tech campus. the former governors slated to debate the issues they say divides them. jay warren is the moderator. >> this is their last opportunity to reach a statewide audience. it's a key moment for them. >> reporter: the economy and jobs, the primary focus in the four previous debates. >> too many virginians -- >> reporter: and defense cuts will likely be a hot topic tonight. virginia could lose thousands of jobs if they cannot agree to a package that prevents cuts to the
and courtney avenue. richard jordan reports those attacks are growing increasingly ve lent. >> reporter: drivers go past what hours earlier was a crime scene without a clue. >> i think this is unsafe. >> reporter: after dark, police say this business district became the site of a brutal attack. >> it is kind of an isolated area, not a whole lot of lighting. >> reporter: alexandria police say the 20-year-old got off a bus at 11:30 on eisenhower and van doren. a short walk later, up the street to courtney avenue, that's where the victim was caught offguard by a strange man. she says she believed he's hispanic. >> he had displayed the knife and demanded money. when the victim said, i don't have any money to give you, he then grabbed her and pulled her over the guardrail into the bushes where he sexually assaulted her. >> reporter: the attack has some women in the area on edge. >> i'm worried about this. i didn't expect from this area like this. >> reporter: that concern is growing, because alexandria police are now investigating three attacks on women just within the past month. this one,
. jordan crawford has never met a shot he didn't like and hep's going to make this one. he led the way with just 11 points for the wizards. and kyrie erving, nice spin move right there. pass to anderson varejao. cleveland ends the game on a 20-8 run. cavaliers win 94-84. afterwards, the head coach searching for answers. >> i don't know if we tried to do too much. tried to be somebody we weren't. that wasn't the team i've seen in the last four weeks. i don't know if it's the first game, execution, offense. you forecast we were doing things out on the floor that i didn't ever see any of these guys do before. >> and not in a good way. the home opener saturday night against the boston celtics. >>> back to football for a moment. delang low hall was ejected sunday for arguing with a referee. last night, jay leno decided to have some fun with it. >> anybody catch the redskins/steelers game the other day? de'angelo hall got right in the ref's face and he received the harshest penalty i've ever seen. >> there we go. we have a wrestling match. you can see he reached for his flag right there. >>
will close after the morning rush hour tomorrow. richard jordan spoke with drivers who are eager for this project to be done. >> reporter: the road to a faster, smoother commute is paved with detours and closures. vdot 495 express lane projects started four years ago. >> it's bad around here with all the construction and everything going on. >> reporter: but road work is almost complete. and part of the finishing touches go right through merryfield. the left hov ramp taking drivers from i-66 east of 495 north will close friday after the morning rush hour. >> hov motorists will have this ramp shut off. they will have to take the general purpose ramp on the right to go onto 495 north. >> reporter: that means all drivers will use the same ramp. truth is, the 66 eastbound hov lanes have already been closing on a daily basis just after the morning rush hour. but now, in order to get all the work done on time, they have to be shut down 24/7 until the express lane project is complete. vdot crews will pave and paint the ramp while drivers yield, merge and hit the brakes. those who freque
short-handed. >>> richard jordan has new details from the live desk. >> right now, new york's to the ,l6city to transit system. governor cuomo got a firsthand look at the damage. he saw massive flooding on the track. this is connecting lower manhattan to brooklyn. subway service is suspended the governor stopped at the 9/11 memorial to see the flooding at the world trade center site. >>> hello, everybody. welcome back. i'm meteorologist doug kammerer taking a look at the remnants of sandy. she just sits there and she continues to be sit here and she'll be sitting here for days. probably right through the day tomorrow and on thursday. thing will get a little better for us. that's as a result of the mountains. back to the west. dealing with plenty of snow. blizzard warnings through the day tomorrow. notice on the side of the mountain, less rain. that happens with that northwesterly flow and that will happen tomorrow into thursday. right now we are dealing with some of the rain with rain into portions of montgomery county, through loudoun county, d.c., over toward prince george's county. ab
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